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    Tax fair ends with NBR getting huge response

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Countrywide weeklong income tax fairs organised by the National Board of Revenue ended on Tuesday amid overcrowded response from taxpayers and setting new records in number of tax returns submission and service recipients....

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    ADB voices concern over rising NPLs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Asian Development Bank has said that the recent rise in non-performing loans in several emerging Asian economies including Bangladesh is a concern due to potential macro-financial feedback effect and implications for the region’s financial stability...

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    Govt wants little cut in workers’ representation threshold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    The government has decided to lower the threshold of workers’ membership for trade union registration in industries by only three percentage points to 27 per cent as the International Labour Organisation and European Union suggested reviewing the existing 30 per cent rate...

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    Mobile number portability service to be launched in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:48pm on November 07, 2017

    The mobile number portability service might be available between March-April next year after the completion of all the procedure, said Mabroor Hossain, managing director of...

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    Offshore multi-client seismic survey hits snag for delay in probe

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:23pm on November 07, 2017

    Although about 15 months have elapsed since its formation to look into whether there was any irregularity in the tender process of the...

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    BB issues code of conduct for banks, NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday issued a code of conduct for banks and non-bank financial institutions to ensure integrity and responsibility of banks and NBFIs....

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    Dhaka stocks rebound riding on banks, GP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 07, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Monday despite a fall in the share prices of most of the scrips as banks and Grameenphone bounced back amid optimism...

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    Pvt sector participation vital for SDGs implementation: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 07, 2017

    Participation of private sector could play a vital role in adopting sustainable development goals as the sector contributes 78 per cent to the country’s development activities, speakers said in a panel discussion jointly organised by Grameenphone and its parent company, Telenor Group, on Monday in the city....

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    HSBC pledges $100b global financing to combat climate change

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 07, 2017

    HSBC on Monday announced that it would provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment globally by 2025 to support the transition to a low-carbon economy....

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    BB sets mobile banking account balance limit at Tk 3 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has set the highest balance limit for mobile banking service account of a client at Tk 3 lakh to check abuse of the service. Setting the highest balance limit, the BB in a circular issued on Sunday said that if any client had the balance over Tk 3 lakh, he or she would have to cut the balance to Tk 3 lakh by December 31, 2017....

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